Lack of adequate provision ‘damaging’ autistic people and individuals with learning disabilities

Dan Scorer, head of policy and external affairs, Mencap

MPs have been told a ‘dearth’ of appropriate community settings for people with autism and learning disabilities is leading to individuals remaining locked away in inpatients units. The first evidence session of the health and social care committee’s inquiry into the treatment of autistic people and individuals with learning disabilities has heard from witnesses, including…

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